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Legal Research Certification Program (Prepare to Practice): Lesson Two- Introduction to Administrative Law

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Preparing to Practice

Use the U.S. Government Manual to identify a major authorizing statute for the United States Agency for International Development. What other information about the agency does the Manual contain?

Introduction to Administrative Law

Welcome to Lesson 2- Introduction to Administrative Law. After watching these videos, complete the quiz. If you want extra practice, check out the "preparing to practice" column in the lower left corner. This is a place to practice what you've learned in the videos before moving on to the next lesson.

What is Administrative Law?

Sources of Administrative Legal Authority

00:00​ Introduction

00:23​ The United States Government Manual

00:50​ Authority Notes in the Code of Federal Regulations

01:00​ The Parallel Table of Authorities


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Congratulations! You've completed Lesson 3. Click here to move on to Lesson 3- The Federal Register. Want more practice? Try the questions in the "Preparing to Practice" section in the bottom left column.